Drexel News Blog speaks with Nathaniel Snyder of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute for the second in a series of conversations with autism experts throughout Autism Awareness month.
Over the month of April, the Drexel News Blog will speak with experts from the Autism Institute in these core areas to shed light on their projects and what it means for individuals with autism.
“Sesame Street” is a show that has spent decades teaching children that although everyone is different, everyone is also normal. The latest character to show that is Julia, a Muppet 4-year-old with autism. Having already […]
The landmark report of the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute’s Life Course Outcomes research program served as the statistical basis for many of the findings in a recent Government Accountability Office report to Congress. Using information […]
Last week, the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute received $60,000 to help create a new, non-credit certificate program designed to make the transition out of high school easier for those with intellectual disability and autism spectrum […]
“It is a step forward, it is reassuring. I think even if that 1.5 percent prevalence rate holds, we still have to recognize that still means 5 million individuals in the country are living with […]
This spring, a set of videos premiered in Philadelphia, documenting the experiences of local African-American families as each dealt with a child’s autism diagnosis. The films, produced by social worker Karen Krivit with a team […]
“Does your child point with one finger to show you something interesting, such as an airplane in the sky, or a big truck in the road?” An array of questions like this one, asked by […]
Experts at Drexel University are available to comment for news stories about autism for Autism Awareness Month in April and throughout the year. The University’s A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, focused on a public health science […]
From the iconic T-Rex at the entrance to the active fossil prep lab tucked away in the back corner, Dinosaur Hall at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is a delight for the […]